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Secondary Bonito Stock

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Ingredients
Makes 2 to 2 1/2 cups
  Cold water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Bonito flakes 2 Tablespoon (Or As Required Reserved From Primary Bonito Stock)
  Kelp 1 Tablespoon (Or As Required Reserved From Primary Bonito Stock)
Directions

1. In a small saucepan, combine water, bonito flakes, and kelp (lightly wipe with damp cloth and make 1/2-inch [1 1/2-cm] cuts with scissors at 1-inch [2 1/2-cm] intervals as in Primary Bonito Stock if using a new piece of kelp).
2. Bring to a soft boil over a medium heat and cook, uncovered, for 4 or 5 minutes.
3. Filter through cheesecloth-lined strainer. Squeeze cheesecloth to release remaining liquid. Use as necessary.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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